University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Global Strategy II: Doing Business in The Global Economy
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Global Strategy II: Doing Business in The Global Economy

This course is part of Global Challenges in Business Specialization

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Marcelo Bucheli

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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

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Beginner level
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11 hours (approximately)
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There are 5 modules in this course

You will become familiar with the course, your classmates, and our learning environment. The orientation will also help you obtain the technical skills required for the course.

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4 videos6 readings1 quiz1 discussion prompt

The main challenge of managers going global is to determine the important differences between countries and how to manage them. This class provides an analytical framework on how to manage those differences inside the firm and when competing with other corporations.

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6 videos2 readings1 quiz1 peer review

How and when to enter a particular foreign market is a complex decision. While sometimes it makes sense to enter aggressively to earn first-mover advantages, in some other occasions waiting for others to enter first might be the best strategy. Similarly, entering small sometimes makes more sense than entering big. This module explores the advantages of each strategy and when to use them.

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5 videos2 readings1 quiz

When entering foreign markets, multinational corporations have different options from which to choose. They are determined by the factors studied in the OLI and CAGE frameworks as well as the strategies chosen based on the cost reduction and differentiation pressures. This section studies how to evaluate which way to enter a foreign market, and the associated advantages and disadvantages.

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6 videos2 readings1 quiz1 peer review

When operating globally, managers need to carefully analyze the political environment and develop strategies to deal with issues such as instability, xenophobia, or nationalism. This module explores the options firms have when dealing with political uncertainties, the type of analysis they need to conduct, and the political strategies they can develop.

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6 videos4 readings1 quiz

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5.0 (20 ratings)
Marcelo Bucheli

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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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